Aerial Ship

Aerial Ship

Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Riddle, William Nelson
Description: Patent for "a ship for navigating the air, which shall be almost or quite as easily governed and controlled as regards its course of travel, irrespective of the direction of the wind and in other respects, as a ship provided with propelling means, used to sail in or through the water" (lines 9-15).
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